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Old 04-05-2014, 07:31 AM   #1
 
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I am officially 100 percent natural and I have curl pattern between 4a and 4b. In addition, my hair absorbs water quickly.This week I tried a twist out on my hair. However, it was a disaster because it was dry and not defined. I used shea mositure enhancing smoothie. I wanted to know what product should I used to have a better twist out?
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Old 04-06-2014, 07:45 AM   #2
 
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Try doing your twists in the shower or with a water bottle on hand. Sometimes the way you detangle(brush,comb, fingers), the state of your hair when you apply products(wet, damp,dry), and the type and amount of styler(gel, cream) can effect your results. Try experimenting more.
I personally do mine on wet hair, finger detangling only, and with only an oil and gel if I want it defined and shiny and soft. For a more fluffy look I use a cream based styler instead of gel.
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Old 04-09-2014, 03:21 PM   #3
 
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Thank you for the tips. I will keep experimenting.
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Old 04-09-2014, 05:08 PM   #4
 
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5H8...t=HL1397084738
an oil rinse step might help in addition to using
Curls passion fruit curl control paste as the all over styling product
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIG898CH9fI
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Old 04-10-2014, 06:16 AM   #5
 
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You might need to use a styling product as well as the Smoothie and don't forget to seal with an oil. Also, don't take out the twists until your hair is 100% dry.
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Old Yesterday, 05:32 PM   #6
 
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Thank you everyone for the helpful tips
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